This information is for the 2012/13 session.
Dr Thomas Poole, NAB 7.19
This is a compulsory course for Intermediate LLB and BA Anthropology and Law students. It is also available to General Course students and as an outside option.
The course covers: the conceptual framework of public law; central government and the executive; parliament; multilayered government (the European Union, devolution and local government); judicial review; and civil liberties and human rights.
Lectures (LL106); MT, LT and ST two lectures and one class a week (LL106.A).
Two non-assessed essays and other assignments, to be set by the class tutor, will be required.
Basic texts: M. Elliott & R. Thomas, Public Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011) A. Le Sueur, M. Sunkin & J. Murkens, Public Law: Text, Cases, and Materials (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010); A.W.Bradley & K.D. Ewing, Constitutional and Administrative Law (London: Pearson, 15th edn., 2010).
The course is delivered through Moodle and reading assignments and exercises will be fixed by class teachers.
Three-hour written examination in the ST.